TENNIS

WTA roundup: Buzarnescu wins first title, breaks into top 20

WTA roundup: Buzarnescu wins first title, breaks into top 20

Published 06/08/2018

Mihaela Buzarnescu picked a perfect way to break into the top 20 in the world rankings — with her first career WTA championship. The fifth-seeded [more…]

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Kuznetsova survives four match points to win in Washington

Published 06/08/2018

(Reuters) - Svetlana Kuznetsova fended off four match points en route to a 4-6 7-6(7) 6-2 win over Czech Donna Vekic in the Citi Open [more…]

Indigenous breakthrough a matter of time, says Goolagong-Cawley

Indigenous breakthrough a matter of time, says Goolagong-Cawley

Published 30/07/2018

MELBOURNE (Reuters) - Nearly half a century after Evonne Goolagong-Cawley became the first Aboriginal Australian to win a grand slam title at the 1971 French [more…]

Isner joins elite club of Americans with fifth Atlanta title

Isner joins elite club of Americans with fifth Atlanta title

Published 30/07/2018

(Reuters) - John Isner joined elite company when he saved four of five break points en route to beating compatriot Ryan Harrison 5-7 6-3 6-4 [more…]

So easy for Serena as she rolls into quarter-finals

So easy for Serena as she rolls into quarter-finals

Published 09/07/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - Seven-times champion Serena Williams prevailed in a Centre Court mothers’ meeting on Monday, roaring past Russian qualifier Evgeniya Rodina into the Wimbledon [more…]

Laver and King launched Wimbledon into new era

Laver and King launched Wimbledon into new era

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - In the debate about the greatest players of all time, the names of Rod Laver and Billie Jean King crop up again [more…]

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon

Wozniacki calls for Serena seeding at Wimbledon

Published 26/06/2018

(Reuters) - Australian Open champion Caroline Wozniacki has called for 23-times Grand slam winner Serena Williams to be seeded at next month’s Wimbledon Championships ahead [more…]

‘You cannot be serious’: IBM taps emotions for Wimbledon highlights

‘You cannot be serious’: IBM taps emotions for Wimbledon highlights

Published 26/06/2018

LONDON (Reuters) - John McEnroe, known for his on-court outbursts, would be in his element at next month’s Wimbledon tennis tournament, where every fist-pump of [more…]

Kasatkina polishes off Wozniacki to reach last eight

Kasatkina polishes off Wozniacki to reach last eight

Published 04/06/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - Saved by fading light the night before, there was no escape for world number two Caroline Wozniacki on Monday as she lost [more…]

Halep too good for Mertens as she reaches last eight

Halep too good for Mertens as she reaches last eight

Published 04/06/2018

PARIS (Reuters) - World number one Simona Halep blazed into the French Open quarter-finals by crushing Belgian Elise Mertens 6-2 6-1 as she showed her [more…]